Alzheimer's Disease: Unraveling the Mystery – This consumer-friendly book explains what AD is, describes the main areas in which researchers are working, and highlights new approaches for helping families and friends care for people with AD. (2008)
Alzheimer's Diagnostic Guidelines Information – For the first time in 27 years, clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease dementia were revised in 2011, and research guidelines for earlier stages of the disease have been characterized to reflect a deeper understanding of the disorder.
Data and Statistics on Aging
90+ in the United States: 2006–2008 – The report describes this rapidly growing segment of the population which suggests that the designation of oldest-old should be changed from 85 to 90 years, and details the demographic, health and economic status of America’s oldest adults. (PDF, 3.7M)
Older Americans 2010 – Contains data from several federal sources on several indicators of well-being for older adults. The indicators are categorized into five broad areas—population, economics, health status, health risks and behaviors, and health care. It is produced every two years by the Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.
An Aging World: 2008 – Examines the demographic and socioeconomic trends accompanying the phenomenon of global aging and expands on nine international population trends identified in 2007 by the NIA and the U.S. Department of State. It was commissioned by the NIA and produced by the U.S. Census Bureau. (PDF, 11.5M)
65+ in the U.S. – U.S. Census Bureau publication provides extensive demographic information on older Americans. (2005) (PDF, 8.3M)